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Is this question really a duplicate?

I cast a reopen vote and put my reasoning in the comments, but nobody else weighed in: Best way to remove a retired site from google search? I also brought it up in chat. If this was seen and mods ...
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How could this question be improved?

I have a question about my Webmasters Stack Exchange post: Why is my site being blocked by firewalls (like FireEye and Symantec)? Why would this question be targeted? The subject is precisely how ...
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Document the “recommendations” off-topic close reason

Our close reason for questions that ask for recommendations states: Questions asking for recommended external websites, tools, resources, and software are off-topic as they tend to attract ...
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How was an answer posted after the question was closed?

I looked at this question not long after it had been asked and it had already been put "on hold". There were no answers. However, sometime later I happened open the question again, but now there was ...
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Why did my SEO question get locked?

I'm here to make a case that my question What is missing in my SEO checklist for new websites? is not a duplicate of What are the best ways to increase a site's position in Google?. While the latter ...
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Why was this closed and only by one person?

https://webmasters.stackexchange.com/questions/78289/getting-error-from-jpgraph-when-trying-to-export-to-pdf I have a good answer for this that would potentially help a lot of people out. But put on ...
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Why is asking for “Free whois history service” not constructive?

This question Free whois history service? was closed as not constructive, but I can't see any reasons for why it would cause extended debate. If there is such a service, the answer is simple, if there ...
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Question closed because I didn't include an error message?

I asked this perfectly valid question about SSL certificate validation: What kind of web server do I have (pertaining to SSL activation) if I run a custom Node.js server on an Amazon Linux EC2? And ...
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There are a lot of questions being put on hold on a daily basis

There are a lot of questions put on hold, and because of good reasons. Maybe we should make the rules clearer? I see every day at least 1 or 2 new questions put on hold.
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How to reopen question incorrectly closed as a duplicate

I've asked a question that has been incorrectly marked as a duplicate - is there anything I can do to have it reopened?
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Why put well-voted question on hold long after accepted?

Why has this question just been put on hold? It's still a valid question and the accepted answer is still useful. This isn't my own question, but I have come across it and found it quite helpful. It ...
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My question was just closed, how could I reword it in order to get an answer?

My question was just closed, and I realize the error of my ways. I was asking a bit of an opinion question that would "likely elicit extended discussion or debate". I guess I'd like to know if its ...
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Why was a topic to understand the SEO strategies of a particular website closed as 'off topic?'

I wrote the question here: How does Indeed.com make it to the top of every single search for every single city I search for? I posted this question to the community so as to learn more about SEO and ...
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Why was my question on HTML5 video closed and moved to Stack Overflow?

Why was my HTML5 video encoding question moved to Stack Overflow? I could see it maybe going to the Audio & Video SE (although it is HTML5 and web browser specific), but it isn't about programming ...
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On topic question closed for being off topic?

This was a question I asked some time ago on this site that got closed. I still haven't found any satisfying information regarding it. Company or website logo as the search result image / Google+ ...
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Closed Question

https://webmasters.stackexchange.com/questions/38504/how-to-get-local-business-nationwide-exposure I would like to know why such question was closed. I believe it is a very useful topic for future ...
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Closed as not constructive, why?

What hoops didn't I jump through with this question? I'm not sure why it wasn't constructive. I'm also sure I'm not the only guy with a bunch of WordPress sites out there. Certainly someone could ...
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close question - My two questions

Question 1: https://webmasters.stackexchange.com/questions/37917/new-standard-http-protocol My question was closed because it is not constructive. As I understand it or it was closed for not being ...
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Why is this off-topic/where should I ask?

I don't know for certain why this was closed as off-topic. I hate asking these types of questions, but having read the FAQ, I felt webmasters was the place to ask. Why do differant domains have ...
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duplicate question

My question, mediawiki-hosting, was closed as a duplicate, but the supposedly duplicate question does not answer my question: My question is about wiki-as-a-service, the linked question is about ...
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Is there any way to re-write this question so it doesn't get closed as not constructive?

I realized when I posted the question "getting started as a web developer" that it was rather open-ended, but I still believe it is an important question. I spent quite a bit of time searching google ...
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Why was my question closed?

Please review: https://webmasters.stackexchange.com/questions/17677/is-dreamtemplate-com-good I wrote a comment below the question. I don't understand why this was closed. I'm asking on this website ...
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Lobbying For Reopening

Per this question, this is a lobby to reopen the question Should Site Title be Before or After Page Title? on webmasters.se. I do not see the question as a duplicate of the other, because the ...
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Closing/reopening questions

I've been a user of Stack Exchange for a while now. I usually see questions closed by vote, which gives the question-asker the ability to give reasons not to close the question (things the close-...
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Is there a way to hide closed or migrated questions?

Currently on the front page (when ordered by newest and have 50 to a page marked) there are 13 [closed] or migrated questions. That's approximately a quarter. Is there any way to hide these questions ...